Posts tagged with: Mavenir

Orange to launch cloud-native standalone 5G pilot network in France

A focus on cloud and open RAN continues this week alongside Mobile World Congress 2021, as mobile operator Orange announced plans to launch a pilot standalone 5G network in France that is cloud-native end-to-end. It’s a two-year project, going live...

Mavenir turns up campus network to showcase open vRAN, CBRS suite

Mavenir has a new campus network in Dallas where it’s demonstrating open virtualized radio access network (Open vRAN) capabilities with a CBRS-enabled suite and interoperability with third-party vendors. Texas-based Mavenir has more than five vendor partners in the lab already,...

Mavenir, AWS deliver cloud-based 5G functions to telcos

Mavenir is collaborating with Amazon Web Services to offer cloud-based network functions to telcos. The partners will combine Mavenir’s cloud-native functions for 4G and 5G together with AWS’s computing infrastructure, container technologies and big data analytics. The goal is to enable...

Dish network chief talks 5G service-based architecture

Dish Network is working to build out a standalone 5G network, and network chief Marc Rouanne is zeroed in on the service-based architecture possible with a purely 5G core. “Service-based architectures have been around in the IT world and the...

LTE dominates private networks, but 5G is coming: Special Report

Some folks may be wondering if it’s worth waiting for 5G to be fully baked before jumping on the private networking bandwagon or to go ahead with LTE deployments that are, presumably, software upgradeable to 5G. That’s one of the topics...

AT&T, Dish hail open RAN, T-Mobile not so much

One round of comments is in, and it’s mostly as one might expect: Open Radio Access Network (open RAN) is a good direction for the wireless industry, but the federal government should not mandate any particular technology on the road...

Mavenir scores $500M investment from Koch Strategic Platforms

Mavenir scored a $500 million minority, equity investment from Koch Strategic Platforms, an investment subsidiary of Koch Industries. Affiliates of Siris Capital Group, a technology-focused private equity firm, will remain majority equity holders of Mavenir. Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP) focuses...

Mavenir, Xilinx team up on open RAN massive MIMO

Mavenir and Xilinx have joined forces to deliver a joint 4G/5G massive MIMO portfolio for open RAN deployments. The first O-RAN compliant massive MIMO 64TRX product from the companies is expected in the fourth quarter of 2021. Job Benson, VP...

Viavi looks to O-RAN validation with updated test suite

Viavi’s introduced an updated test suite for 2021 to validate network products in compliance with O-RAN Alliance specifications. New O-RAN network environments bring in components from multiple vendors, and Viavi noted that it falls on operators to ensure conformance, interoperability,...

Open RAN gets real, especially in second half of 2020

The open RAN train really started gaining steam in the second half of 2020, especially after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held its Forum on 5G Open Radio Access Networks. The Covid-19 pandemic prevented the FCC from holding its forum...
12